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FOR GUILLERMO 1. My wife got 2 job offers last year both
FOR GUILLERMO 1. My wife got 2 job offers last year both companies sponsored H1B. She was in H4. Company A did H4 to H1 COS, Company B did H4 to H1 Counselor processing. 2. On December 17th 2019 Compa… read more
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Can some on F1 visa studying apply for COS to H4 and EAD for
Can some on F1 visa studying apply for COS to H4 and EAD for H4 Simultaneously ? How does it work ?I am on stem opt valid till June 18 2020. My current h1 got rejected based on some document repeated … read more
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I hope you are doing great!!. I need help to understand my
I hope you are doing great!!. I need help to understand my current status. here my question is ......... Actually i came to US on july 15th 2014 through employer1.and staied with employer1 upto Aug 7th 2015.i moved employer2 on Aug 7th 2015 , but i applied leave and staied unpaid salary upto Sep 30th 2015 and got approval for my vacation from employer2. after that i moved to employer3 on Nov15th 2015 and staied upto March 24th 2017 with employer3after taht i moved to employer4 on Mar 27th 2017 and staied upto June 30th 2017. again i moved to employer5 on July 3rd 2017 and staied without paystub upto Aug 27th 2017. again i moved to employer6 on Aug 28th 2017 and till datenow i got apportunity with full time position with one of good client . now the attorney saying som abjection on my gaps which i have staied with out pay during (Aug 7th 2015 to Sep 30th 2015, July 3rd 2017 to Aug 27th 2017)Blease suggestion me is there any problem for h1 transfer because of that gap? … read more
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My wife is currently on H1B and also has an approved I 140.
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I am currently on H1B valid until 4th Feb 2018. However
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Hi ,I came to US on Feb 2014 on L1 and applied for H1B with
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my wifes h4 visa expired on 09/30/2013. We had applied for
my wife's h4 visa expired on 09/30/2013. We had applied for her COS in June and it got approved yesterday but the validity of her F1 Visa is from 12/22/2013. We didnot apply for her H4 visa extension … read more
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Hi, 1) I am on H4 visa(spouses dependent) currently and
Hi, 1) I am on H4 visa(spouse's dependent) currently and have H1B with COS from Employer A effective Oct 1st 2013. I had done an L1B to H1B COS and later did L1B to H4 COS as my L1B visa and I-94 expi… read more
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Hi, I am a H1 worker in US; My wife joined me on H4 in 2011
Hi, I am a H1 worker in US; My wife joined me on H4 in 2011 & subsequently we converted her to H1 status with a company since 2012; Currently there is an emergency that her sister is critically ill in… read more
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I was in US on H1 as follows: Employer A: October, 2005 to
I was in US on H1 as follows: Employer A: October, 2005 to January, 2006 = 4 months Employer B: March, 2006 to May, 2006 = 3 months Employer C: May, 2006 to Dec, 2006 = 8 months (my h1 was approved ti… read more
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Good Morning, I have couple of immigration related questions
Good Morning, I have couple of immigration related questions which I hope you would be able to answer for me. Just to give you a background, I am working on H1 visa for an employer and my wife recentl… read more
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We applied H1 for my wife on April12 and got approved on may.
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Hello, My spouse was on OPT 17-month STEM extension which
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Hi, I am currently on H1B Visa. My wife is having H4 and she
Hi, I am currently on H1B Visa. My wife is having H4 and she is in India right now. Her Employer is filing H1 for 2013 cap.I wanted to know answer to these questions. 1. Can she travel on H4 after aft… read more
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Hi , I have following questions , Please go through the details
Hi , I have following questions , Please go through the details carefully and answer Background Details I am working on an H1B VISA with Employer A. This VISA is valid from 15 Jan 2012 . Prior to this… read more
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1. Do vacation out of country and period on H4 visa count towards
1. Do vacation out of country and period on H4 visa count towards the 6 year quota? Based on my data how much time is left in my H1B? 2. Suppose I go on vacation out of country for 2 months in my 6th … read more
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Hi Martin - Regarding my scenario about brining my spouse ...
Hi Martin - Regarding my scenario about brining my spouse on H4 ( who has a approved H1 petition from Oct 1,2008) - I understand that going for H1 stamping is the better option at this stage. But, due… read more
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